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Top tips for Cheltenham? A classic coffee and a lovely lido

I had been chomping at the bit to go to Cheltenham, ever since I learnt that the town has one of the last remaining great 1930s lidos in the UK. I took the plunge last week, but would I find … Continue reading

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Being in Bedale means more than just good coffee, tea and cake

Funnily enough, all my previous visits to Bedale had involved bread. You see, this market town just a short hop from where we live in North Yorkshire hit national headlines a few years ago when its community bakery became the … Continue reading

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Scones across the divide – coffee, tea and cake in Derry, the UK City of Culture, 2013

I just hope café culture is as important to Derry as the arts, music and theatre when it takes on the UK’s City of Culture mantle in January. We chose a lovely family-run coffee shop right by the city walls; … Continue reading

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